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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Can We Please Stop Pretending the GDP Is "Growing"?

While this is a reposting of another blog, I found the numbers and implication interesting. It definitely calls into question...

Original post made by GX on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 7, 2011 at 9:03 am | 43 comments | 1768 Views

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Source of our current economic challenges

For those who are truly interested in increasing your understanding of the economic dynamics that has lead us to our current...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Patriot, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 9 comments | 1877 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Free Markets vs. Crony Capitalism

Since the beginning of our current Recession, there has been much disparaging of our current capitalistic economic system....

Original post made by GX on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 13 comments | 2846 Views

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Two Political Parties For The Prices Of $1,188,644,055

Food for thought for all you Democrat and Republican fans out there. Both parties are being bought by Wall Steet: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/two-political-parties-prices-1188...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by lazzboy, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 6 comments | 2097 Views

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Bank and Fed Shenanigans

Make sure you read Hussman’s piece this morning (key section below). This should give you a better sense why the Fed is...

Original post made by GX on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Oct 25, 2011 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1718 Views

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Question to Union Proponents

There has been much negative press regarding private equity firms this election cycle. They are despised and blamed for...

Original post made by GX on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bored, too, on Sep 27, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 31 comments | 4552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pleasanton Exploding Public Employee Entitlements

Did you know (all these are facts that can be confirmed with City Management): - An incremental $46M has been siphoned...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Not So Sure, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facts regarding Pleasanton's entitlements issue

Did you know (all these are facts that can be confirmed with City Management): - An incremental $46M has been siphoned...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by sknywench, on Nov 12, 2010 at 10:52 am | 33 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pleasanton Public Employee Pen Entitlement Issue

Did you know (all these are facts that can be confirmed with City Management): - Pleasanton’s public employee retirement...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by GX, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2084 Views

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Zone 7 Out-of-Control Rate Increases

Given the recent complaints regarding the Zone 7 water rate increase, I contacted Zone 7 to gain a better understanding of...

Original post made by GX on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by GX, on Nov 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gold's Gymm does not get permit

I find it very suspicious that Gold's Gym could not get the necessary permits to open its facility in Pleasanton, after it...

Original post made by Gym User on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by NoGymHere, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 19 comments | 4570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drinking in the Park

Lawns in the parks are Green and drinking in the park on friday night is ok. WHY,WHY,WHY????...

Original post made by HA on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by get some manners, on Jun 7, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 33 comments | 2713 Views

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Where's the Tea Party in Arizona?

Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post totally eviscerates the new Republican immigration crackdown in Arizona, and asks...

Original post made by Hal on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Apr 29, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views

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Stay classy Tea Party conservatives! Glenn Beck smears Obama's 11-year-old daughter (with audio)

See weblink for audio http://mediamatters.org/blog/201005280025 by Simon Maloy Glenn Beck, who repeatedly and angrily...

Original post made by hal on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 28, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1188 Views

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Why doesn't Dolores have a BLOG?

Dear Jeb, Neighborhoods from Walnut Creek to Sunol have been interested in more content authored by Dolores Fox Ciardelli....

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney for Convicted Tri-Valley University CEO Susan Su Requests New Trial Due to "delusional thinking process"

In court papers filed this week, citing "impulsivity and poor decision-making," John Jordan has requested that Susan Su be...

Original post made by Hallucination patrol on Sep. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

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Misfired Hamas Rocket Kills 10 Children-

From http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/debate/columnists/lynne-coates-why-hamas-are-winning-propaganda-war-in-gaza-1-6799176 Lynne...

Original post made by Hamas Tries to Blame Israel on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't bother "Fool" with the facts, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:21 am | 21 comments | 1235 Views

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Obama to take on the North Koreans

Today the Obama adminstration announced they will start confronting North Korea. First he complained about Iraq and then...

Original post made by Hanna on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pablo, on Jun 13, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1832 Views

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Don't look for this on the mainstream news...

Netherlands Abandoning Multiculturalism! YES! They recogize that it is a failure and that it dramatically weakens the country....

Original post made by Hans on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hans, on Jun 26, 2011 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Trip Funding

Many of our Pleasanton elementary schools offer overnight trips to places like the gold country town of Coloma. The funding...

Original post made by Hansen Curious on Jan. 25, 2017
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 28, 2017 at 10:46 am | 33 comments | 1449 Views
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Plenty of water that will cost more this year
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 639 views

Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 260 views

 

Readers' Choice Ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

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